Are you looking for partial-day summer camps in Columbia? Half and partial-day camps generally are less expensive and take up less time. These summer camps in Columbia are half-day programs or offer partial-day options.
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Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission offers a variety of summer camps offered for all ages and interest at the parks. Check the camp guide for fees, dates, times, and detailed information. Registration forms should be returned to Crooked Creek Park or Seven Oaks Park. If you want to email your form, call the park for an email address.
Crooked Creek Park @ 803-345-6181
Seven Oaks Park @ 803-772-3336
Coach Heath’s Summer Camps at Hunting Creek are run by state-renowned swim coach Heath Edwards. Camps run for 4-5 days at a time and are available for a variety of ages.
Themed weeks of summer camp with partial-day and full-day options. Check back soon for 2024 summer camp details.
Shandon Weekday’s Summer Discovery Program has full and part day options, one-week camps or all summer long.
Shelley Smith’s South Carolina Soccer School offers girls both a soccer day camp option, as well as a mini residential camp.
Day Camp: ages 5 – 12 (half-day and full-day options)
June 10th to 14th, 2024
July 15th to 19th, 2024
Location: USC Soccer Center
115 Marion Street
Elite Mini Residential Camp: Grades 5 – 8
July 12th – 14th, 2024
Location: USC Soccer Center
115 Marion Street
Classes: H. Haney Golf Academy offers lessons for juniors (kids 6 to 16), groups, and adults. Lessons are offered during the week and on Satrudays.
Summer Camps: H. Haney Golf Academy offers one-week camps for ages 6-16. Campers learn to improve their golfing skills through assessments, drills, and training.
The Sunshine House offers a summer camp for kids. Themes vary and there’s limited space.
Multiple locations in Columbia, SC
Kids ages 5 – 16 can enjoy painting, drawing, pottery, and more with the City of Columbia Kids Art Camps at the Columbia Art Center
Cost per session: TBA
Riverbanks Zoo Camps bring kids and nature face-to-face with animal interactions and more through themed and age-appropriate camps. Camps are for K5 through 6th grade. There is also an option for 3 and 4-year-old camps with an adult.
The Columbia Children’s Theatre Summer Camp is a week-long experience to get your child moving, learning, and having fun. Activities will include acting, set design, playwriting, and more. There are a variety of camp offerings for different age groups.
Heathwood Hall offers a wide variety of summer camps for kids and teens including early childhood options, camps for teens, science, art, sports, and chess camps.
Full-day and partial-day camps on a variety of topics including arts, sports, STEM, engineering, and academics.
2024 Registrations now open
Learn to use the pottery wheel with structured pottery lessons. Campers will create various projects during the week-long camp.
2024 Camp Information TBA
Classes: Mud Club, art classes for kids after school.
Summer Camps: Mad Platter offers camps for young kids ages 3-6, older kids age 7 and up, as well as clay camps for kids ages 9 and up.
Classes: Ballet classes are offered for beginning through advanced students, or age 3 through adult.
Summer Camps: TBA – Check back soon!
The City of Columbia Tennis Camp is for ages 6 – 14 and will focus on tennis skills improvement and practice.
Camp Dates/Times: TBA
Classes: Lake Murray Gymnastics offers gymnastics classes for all ages of children, from just walking through the 12th grade. Classes are offered during the school year and summer. They also offer Ninja, Cheer, and a parent’s night out program.
Birthday Parties: Lake Murray Gymnastics offers birthday parties that include one hour of time in the gym with balance, foam pits, trampolines, and more, plus 30 minutes in the party area.
Summer Camps: Lake Murray Gymnastics offers summer camps for preschoolers to school-age where campers will train in small groups and practice gymnastic skills. Kids will also participate in arts & crafts, games, and strength training.
Parent’s Night Out: Ages 4 and up on Friday nights from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Register in advance.
Animal care camps for kids ages 7-12. Kids will play games, meet community helpers that care for animals, and learn how to treat pets.
2023 Summer Camps dates are:
Challenger Learning Center has several different camp options for children ages 7-18. Camps include Astronaut Academy, Robotics, Rocketry, Drones, Aviation, and more! Camps run various lengths.
Gymnastics Classes: Classes are offered at multiple locations for kids ages 3 to 12.
BL Gym Monday 4-4:45 pm
Lexington Leisure Center: Thursday 6-7 pm
Summer Camps: Summer sports camps for kids ages 4 to 9. Camps occur at multiple locations near Columbia, SC. Camp options are available for ninja, nerf and more.
Saxe Gotha Church: Lexington, SC
Lexington Leisure Center: Lexington, SC
Crooked Creek Park: Irmo, SC
Saluda Shoals Park: Irmo, SC
DIY projects, classes for adults, kids, and families to complete projects together.
Birthday Parties: Parties for ages 7 and up that include all materials, prep, and clean-up. There are a wide variety of crafts to choose from and everyone goes home with the project they have made.
Summer Camp: ages 6-17 – 4 day morning summer camps, afternoon camps, 1 day camps – Each week is a different project and crafting focus. Complete projects like tie-dye, string art, pillows, dream catchers, and more. Be sure to look them up to see which camp is the best fit for you.
Classes: Classes for kids beginning at 3 years-old through adults.
Summer Camps: Aletheia Dance Inc. offers a 1-week Summer Camp Intensive for ages 3+. Campers are able to choose from one of 3 intensive tracks, and camp will also include 1-2 enrichment classes.
The University of South Carolina offers football camps for kids to learn new techniques and become overall better football players. Campers will be able to learn from current assistant football coaches and current student-athletes at USC.
2024 Camp information TBA
Children aged 8 – 16 can enjoy Kayak Camp with the City of Columbia park rangers at Riverfront Park.
2024 Dates/Times: TBA
Call 803.315.9275 for additional information
First Baptist Columbia has several summer camps for kids ages 4-18. Activities and camps revolve around sports, arts, music, and dance to make sure all interests are accounted for.
Kids ages 8 -16 can learn new golf skills or improve on their already-known skills at Golf Camp with the City of Columbia at the James E. Clyburn Golf Center.
Camp Cost: TBA
Classes: Offers classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop, acro, lyrical, and more for kids. Classes are for kids starting at just 1 year-old (with an adult) on up through teens.
Summer Camps: Summer dance camps for kids ages 2 to 12. Partial day camps are available at a wide variety of times, including evenings. Styles of dance include ballet, jazz, tumbling, hip-hop, and creative movement.
Sports skills in a non-competitive environment for kids ages 5 to 15. Activities include golf, tennis, swimming, arts and crafts and group games.
Check back soon for summer 2024 information.
Classes: Offers gymnastics classes for toddlers and preschoolers as well as school-aged children. In addition to gymnastics, they also offer Ninja classes.
Birthday Parties: 1 1/2 hour long party with instructional gym time, foam pit, trampoline, and lots more. Option to add cake service.
Summer Camps: Carolina Gymnastics has a partial-day Summer Camp for children ages 3-12. Activities include gymnastics, crafts, a foam pit, games, snack, and trampoline. There are also themed dress-up days to make the experience even more fun and memorable for kids.
Town Theatre offers a youth theatre program with a variety of classes and production experiences for youth and teens.
Summer Camp: Town Theatre offers various summer camps for rising kindergartners through rising 12th graders. From cabaret skills to tap dancing to musical theatre and more… there are plenty of options to satisfy the kid who loves performing.